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Record Details

MonUID:MST3370
HER Number:03596
Type of record:Monument
Name:Conduit Head, Jubilee Wood, Maple Hayes Park

Summary

A conduit head originally instigated in 1166 to serve Lichfield Cathedral and which was used continuously until 1969 when it was abandoned. The conduit head is designated as a Listed Building.

Grid Reference:SK 0922 0928
Map Sheet:SK00NE
Parish:Burntwood, Lichfield District
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Monument Type(s):

Associated Events:

  • EST1871 - Heritage at Risk Survey 2008
  • EST1944 - Heritage at Risk Survey 2009 (West Midlands Region)

Protected Status:

  • Listed Building (II*) 1908/05/001: Conduit head at SK 0923 0928

Full description

CONDUIT HEAD: MEDIEVAL (PROBABLY C13TH) CONDUIT HEAD, WITH CORBELLED STONE ROOF. THIS FED WATER, THROUGH A LEAD CONDUIT, TO LICHFIELD CATHEDRAL CLOSE UNTIL 1969. <1>

'Conduit Heads' are marked on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map of 1887. (SB, 15-Oct-2003)<2>

Identified as being at risk on the 2008 Heritage at Risk Register. (RH, 14-Jun-2016)<3>
Identified as being at risk on the 2009 Heritage at Risk Register. (RH, 14-Jun-2016)<4>

Sources and further reading

<1>SST2510 - Descriptive text: 1976. ANTIQ J. VOL 56, PT 1, P 73FF.
<2>SST3601 - Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1875-1890. Ordnance Survey 1st Edition 6" Maps. Plastic film. 6" to the mile. Staffordshire Sheet LII. S.W..
<3>SST120 - Published Book: English Heritage. 2008. Heritage At Risk Register 2008. Page 286.
<4>SST1070 - Published Book: English Heritage. 2009. Heritage at Risk Register 2009 (West Midlands). Page 50.

Related records

50620Related to: Earthwork, Maple Hayes Park, Burntwood (Monument)

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